PM Modi To Address The Nation At 8 Pm Today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing the nation at 8 pm today. He is likely to speak on the phased exit from lockdown post 17 May or what to expect after the lockdown 3.0 gets over.
On Monday, he interacted with chief ministers of states in which he discussed some steps to implement in the upcoming days to tackle the situation in the country.
In the meet, he said that the need was to reduce the transmission rate of Covid-19 and to increase public activity gradually while adhering to all the guidelines.
“I am of the firm view that the measures needed in the first phase of lockdown were not needed during the second phase and similarly the measures needed in the third phase are not needed in the fourth,” the Prime Minister.
Meanwhile, Today is the 49th day of India’s nationwide lockdown,which was imposed on 25 March. COVID-19 cases in India stand at 70,756. The death toll in India due to the outbreak has reached 2,293.